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Bioenergy Australia 2015 Annual Conference - this year in Tasmania!

Bioenergy Australia 2015

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Presentations from the 18th Sept Bioenergy Australia quarterly meeting

The presentations from the 18th September 2014 Bioenergy Australia quarterly meeting are now available for viewing and downloading.


Find out more about our participation in IEA Bioenergy Tasks here.

Bioenergy in Australia - Status and Opportunties Report

Bioenergy in Australia  - Status and Opportunties Report

A major report, Bioenergy in Australia - status and opportunities is essential reading for those who want to come to grips with this subject

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Bioenergy and Climate Change

The Bioenergy Australia 2013 conference included a stream on the Climate Change Effects of Biomass and Bioenergy Systems. Leading international experts from Australia, Brazil, USA and Sweden provide their perspectives on how biomass contributes to mitigating climate change and more generally sustainability. To navigate directly to the individual speakers, please go to the time indicated: Annette Cowie: 0:17 John McGrath: 2:58 Regis Leal: 4:33 Leif Gustavsson 6:29 Helena Chum: 8:25.

The Bioenergy Australia website provides authoritative information on bioenergy, including interviews with experts on many aspects of biomass and bioenergy

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Latest News

EU green light for €120m new investments in circular bioeconomy projects

The Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking, a public-private partnership between the EU and the Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC), has approved the funding of 10 projects totalling €120 million to boost the EU capacity to stimulate growth and jobs via a more circular, low carbon and sustainable bioeconomy.


Biofuel Boost for Queensland?

Queensland cities Mackay, Gladstone and Townsville named as potential biofuel sites in US Navy ‘alliance’. Queensland's Premier on US trip talks biofuel for the US Navy.


Aviation fuel from Sugarcane Biomass - cutting ghg and maximising use of marginal land

Researchers have identified a new way to produce aviation fuel from sugarcane biomass that could deliver substantial cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.
The source crops could be grown on marginal land, avoiding displacing food production, the team observed. They added the development of renewable liquid fuels was critical to reduce global reliance on petroleum and help mitigate climate change. The findings appear in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences


AU$14M centre for forest industry training in Tasmania

Tasmania's role as national centre for research around forestry and wood products has helped deliver a significant Federal grant which will drive its standing further. Announced by Minister for Education Christopher Pyne, the University has attracted funds from the Australian Research Council (ARC) for an Industrial Transformation Training Centre, which will be led by Professor Jim Reid.


Biogas wins through for NSW Farmer on a Nuffield Scholarship

Managing costs is important to all businesses, but in the intensive world of meat chicken production, it’s critical. New South Wales farmer Guy Hebblewhite decided there was a real opportunity to reduce his gas and electricity costs by using the manure produced on the property to create biogas, which is produced by the breakdown of organic material through anaerobic digestion.


AnaeCo secures one European and three Australia patents

The European patent refers to their hybrid aerobic-anaerobic organic waste
treatment process and the Australian patents refer to: materials recovery facility processing sequence, glass and grit separation system and
DiCOM™ vessel design and conveying system.